Lecturer in Private Law

University of New South Wales School of Private and Commercial Law


Lecturer -Education Focused - Private Law

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

Lecturer-Education Focused- Private Law

Faculty of Law & Justice - School of Private & Commercial Law

REF# 501628

  • 3 year - Convertible Tenure Track 
  • Full Time - 35 hrs/per week 
  • $110,459 to $130,215 + 17% Super and Leave Loading 
  • Based at Kensington Campus- Sydney, Australia 

The Opportunity

UNSW’s Education Focussed roles enable academics to specialise in education and devote their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of our students. The successful applicant appointed to this prestigious specialism will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the School’s and Faculty’s teaching and learning communities.

With expertise in Private Law, the role of Lecturer in Private Law will teach into Contracts, Resolving Civil Disputes, Principles of Private Law, Land Law and/or Equity & Trusts.


Specific accountabilities for this role include

  • Demonstrate and continuously develop a well-defined teaching philosophy that inspires student learning
  • Conduct classes, assess student learning achievements and support students in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the School of Private and Commercial Law in line with UNSW policy
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources, and assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments
  • Initiate the development of experimental approaches to teaching and learning with the support of more senior academics
  • Support learning progression with students as individuals (through such activities as one-to-one consultation) and as a cohort (through general course-related advice) to achieve positive learning and employability outcomes for students
  • Manage course administration as Course Authority, including academic quality assurance
  • Maintain professional development in pedagogy, disciplinary knowledge and minimum professional accreditation requirements (where relevant)
  • Make a positive contribution to School meetings and seminars and be a member of School/Faculty committees as required
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

 Please ensure you address your answers to the Skills & Experiences required on a separate document based on the position description.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer - EF (Private Law) - March 2021 - FINAL.pdf


Steve Lalic - Talent Acquisition Consultant 

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: Thursday 20th  May 2021 10.00pm (AEST) 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the skills & experience to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Position Description

Advertised: 20 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 20 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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